It was opened in 2019, located in the historic Ottoman building in old As Saraya area facing the Castle.
The building has three rooms, alleys and big halls that contain cabinets where different archaeological artefacts from different Ages are displayed, arranged according chronolgical order. There is also a 3D model represents the old fortified city of Al Karak.
The idea of opening a museum of Jordanian stamps came during the reign of His Excellency the Minister of Communications, Mr. Saeed Al-Tal, in 1979.
The Ottoman Citadel of Ma’an, which became a museum, was built between 1559-1563 during the reign of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, with the aim of providing safety for pilgrims’ convoys that were passing through Ma’an from the Levant to the Hijaz.
It was opened on 16th June 2019 and it aims to protect heritage such as architectural, cultural, artistic, and religious elements starting from the Nabataean Age until the Late Islamic Age.